WSR 02-16-002

PROPOSED RULES

DEPARTMENT OF

FISH AND WILDLIFE

[ Filed July 24, 2002, 1:27 p.m. ]

Continuance of WSR 02-11-073.

Title of Rule: Commercial fishing rules.

Purpose: Amend salmon egg sales rules.

Other Identifying Information: This is a continuation of proposed amendments to WAC 220-20-016 to August 2-3, 2002, to allow for public testimony.

Statutory Authority for Adoption: RCW 77.12.047.

Statute Being Implemented: RCW 77.12.047.

Summary: Requires sale of eggs with carcasses.

Reasons Supporting Proposal: Catch monitoring.

Name of Agency Personnel Responsible for Drafting: Evan Jacoby, 1111 Washington Street, Olympia, 902-2930; Implementation: Lew Atkins, 1111 Washington Street, Olympia, 902-2672; and Enforcement: Bruce Bjork, 1111 Washington Street, Olympia, 902-2373.

Name of Proponent: Department of Fish and Wildlife.

Rule is not necessitated by federal law, federal or state court decision.

Explanation of Rule, its Purpose, and Anticipated Effects: Extends requirement to sell chum carcasses to all salmon.

Proposal Changes the Following Existing Rules: Salmon sales requirements.

No small business economic impact statement has been prepared under chapter 19.85 RCW. This rule is proposed under expedited rule adoption which does not require a small business economic impact statement.

RCW 34.05.328 does not apply to this rule adoption. Not hydraulics rules.

Hearing Location: Pearsall Multi-Services Center, 2109 Sumner Avenue, Aberdeen, WA, on August 2-3, 2002, at 8:00 a.m.

Assistance for Persons with Disabilities: Contact Nancy Burkhart by July 26, 2002, TDD (360) 902-2207 or (360) 902-2267.

Submit Written Comments to: Evan Jacoby, 600 Capitol Way North, Olympia, WA 98501-1091, fax (360) 902-2155, by August 1, 2002.

Date of Intended Adoption: August 2, 2002.

July 23, 2002

Evan Jacoby

Rules Coordinator

Washington State Code Reviser's Office